Man Accused of Murdering Partner Appears Before Judge

Vedi Bautista-Gonzalez

Vedi Bautista-Gonzalez

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A man accused of murdering his partner saw his case waived to a grand jury on Wednesday.

Madison County District Judge Allison Austin found probable sufficient cause in the case against Vedi Bautista-Gonzalez, 28.  A grand jury will now review the case to determine if Bautista-Gonzalez will stand trial.

Police say Bautista-Gonzales called 911 on July 8, 2013 to say he had killed someone.  They found him in the parking lot of his home in the 4000 block of Patton Road.

Police checked the home and found Pablo Cruz inside, dead of stab wounds.

Police say the two got in an argument about Cruz going to a nightclub the previous night and not returning home on time.  There was also an argument about Cruz sending money home to family in Mexico.

Police say Bautista-Gonzales confessed to stabbing Cruz in the heart.

An autopsy showed Cruz had wounds in his stomach and heart.

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